Lory Burgos, Sr. Consultant, Diverse
The Mental Health Impact of Covid-19: Signs,
Symptoms & Strategies presented by Wellnest was
provided by Charlene Dimas-Peinado, President &
Chief Executive Officer, Wellnest. The Entrepreneurs
Spotlight: Learning Strategies for Success was
moderated by Brenda Cervantes, Assistant Vice
President, Small Business Banker, Bank of America.
Panelists included Ingrid Otero-Smart, President &
CEO, Casanova McCann; Anna Sauceda, President &
Owner, Associated Construction Services Group, and
Michele Ruiz, Founder & CEO, Ruiz Strategies and
Co-founder & CEO, BiasSync.
In addition, a 3-Minute Meditation Session
presented by Nationwide was provided by Nick
Delgado, President, Black Pen White Board. The
mindfulness session provided participants an
opportunity to seek clarity, resilience, and stability.
The Big Legacies, Extraordinary Stories-presented
by Nationwide included Lory Burgos, Sr. Consultant,
Valeria Aloe, Founder & Principal,
Diverse Marketing, Nationwide and Valeria Aloe,
Founder & Principal, AlphaQuest Consulting.
Mistress of Ceremonies Josefa Salinas,
CEO, Salinas Media & Communications, On-Air
Personality Old School 104.7 engaged the audience
with authenticity and fun giveaways from Azucena
Maldonado, Founder, Latina Golfers Association and
A big congratulations to President’s awardee,
the NLBWA-Los Angeles and their President Alyssa
Rizzo; Entrepreneur of the Year awardee Ingrid
Otero-Smart, President & CEO, Casanova McCann
for their exemplary work, vision, leadership,
financial success, and community service.
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The program could not be possible without the support of our Co-Chairs Dr.
Bettyô Uribe, Consumer Bank Divisional Director, JPMorgan Chase California;
Maria S. Salinas, President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce;
Lupita Sanchez Cornejo, AT&T External & Legislative Affairs, Corporate
External Affairs and the following sponsors and partners. Title Sponsor:
Nationwide. City Sponsors: Chase for Business, American Airlines, Bank of
America. VIP Virtual Happy Hour Reception Sponsor: Wells Fargo. Partners:
Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA)- Los Angeles;
Bloggers of Health; Ceja Vineyards; Century City Chamber of Commerce;
Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE); Hispanic Public Relations
Association (HPRA); La Plaza De Cultura y Artes; Latina Golfers Association;
LULAC LA; Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce; Los Angeles Latino
Chamber of Commerce; Mexican American Opportunities Foundation; Mujeres
Activas en el Comerico Hispano (M.A.C.H.)- Los Angeles; National Latina
Business Women's Association, Los Angeles Chapter; OLD SCHOOL 104.7 FM;
Prospanica-LA; Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Society of Hispanic
Professional Engineers LA; Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBEC West)
Rosa H. Penaloza, Senior Project Coordinator,
City of Los Angeles, Economic & Workforce
Charlene Dimas-Peinado, President & Chief
Executive Officer, Wellnest.
Brenda Cervantes, Assistant Vice President,
Small Business Banker.
Anna Sauceda, President & Owner,
Associated Construction Services Group.
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